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Re: [Nettime-nl] Add BLOCKERS & LOCKERS: is filtering always censorship?
Florian Cramer on Thu, 13 Sep 2007 19:40:23 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: [Nettime-nl] Add BLOCKERS & LOCKERS: is filtering always censorship?


On Thursday, September 13 2007, 19:00 (+0200), Tjebbe van Tijen via Chello wrote:
> When does filtering & selection become censorship? 

When it is not your own choice, but something remotely superimposed onto
you. 

It's as simple as that. This is why calling AdBlock a "censorship"
device completely misses the point, akin to claiming that people in a
restaurant who chose not to eat everything from their plate were
starving the restaurant owner.

[Excuses voor het Engelse antwoord.]

-F

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